Adoption, adoptive parents, waiting

5 Ways to Cope for Waiting Families

Most families that adopt go through the waiting period, waiting to be put on the list, waiting for family to choose them, waiting for the finalization. Many of them went through their waiting period when trying to conceive a child before turning to adoption. All this waiting with an unknown future in the balance can… Continue reading 5 Ways to Cope for Waiting Families

prospective adoptive parents

How to Cope With the Adoption Process During the Holidays

The adoption process is a stressful and emotional one, especially during the holiday season. It is on the mind of prospective adoptive parents and birth parents alike every day. There is a lot of planning surrounding the holidays, including spending time with loved ones; the adoption process is similar in the fashion of scheduling and… Continue reading How to Cope With the Adoption Process During the Holidays

adoptive parents

The Pain that Comes While Waiting During the Holiday Season

  The holidays are upon us. In the past I have loved every moment of the family focused season from decorating the house to tons of gatherings with family and friends. This year it feels a bit different. I’m still excited for most things but as this is the first year that we will be… Continue reading The Pain that Comes While Waiting During the Holiday Season

adoptive parents, Parenting, Uncategorized

While You Wait for Your Adoption

For many people, “waiting” is the most challenging part of the adoption journey. We won't lie...there are many times throughout your adoption process that you may find yourself stressed and impatiently waiting... after requesting information be mailed from your chosen adoption agency once you have registered for a meeting or orientation after you submitted your… Continue reading While You Wait for Your Adoption